Victor Davis Hanson on Mexifornia

Here is an interview with Victor Davis Hanson at NRO [via Val e-diction] about his new book Mexifornia.

We know that when immigrants from Mexico ? as in the case, for example, of Cuba ? come legally, and with families intact, and are not followed by a steady cohort of illegal aliens. Within a generation or two they melt into the general fabric and America is better for their presence.

So the trick is to return to legal, controlled immigration, coupled with assimilation ? the powerful engine of popular culture ? and everything from Jennifer Lopez to Tiger Woods to Sammy Sosa will do the rest in creating shared appetites and habits.

I don't necessarily agree with everything in there, but it is an interesting interview.

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